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Community Members Voice Concerns About Funding At BEP Town Hall

A local attorney said it is important public tax dollars continue to fund public schools at Tuesday night’s BEP Town Hall. Anne Austin said she worries that there’s more to the idea of revisiting the BEP formula. “I am a strong proponent of a strong public education system,” Austin said. “That means funding it with taxpayer dollars whether they’re federal ... Read More »

Community Partners Collecting Commodities To Celebrate Juneteenth

The Putnam County Democratic Party and the local NAACP have partnered for a commodity drive celebrating Juneteenth. Coordinator Anne Austin said commodities will be distributed through Helping Hands. Austin said from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM through Thursday, anyone can donate money or goods to support those struggling in the community. “Without economic freedom, you’re not a free person,” Austin said. “You ... Read More »